Childers Visual Arts Group will be exhibiting in “Australian Icons” at the Gin
Gin Courthouse Gallery. The exhibition season runs from Saturday August 15th to Thursday September 24th, 2015. The Opening Ceremony will take place on Saturday August 15th at 2p.m. with Cr. Judy Peters as guest speaker. This exhibition
consists of artwork depicting the many Australian Icons identified with this
country.From Akubra hats and stockmen,
birdlife and thongs to the twelve apostles and songs.
artwork is in various media such as: acrylic, pastel, mixed media, and
wool.With sculptures in clay, Hebel
brick and wood and paper mache.
artists have been working for a number of months creating work for their
exhibition.There is some artwork which
has been completed by individuals and some are joint efforts.
gathers every Thursday for painting and clay sculpting under the supervision of
Alice McLaughlin in Apple Tree Creek.
The Gallery is open Tuesday - Friday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. and Saturdays 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
This exhibition is a collection of works by members of the Gin Gin & District Fine Arts Society.
We have each considered an aspect of our beautiful planet and expressed our interpretations in a medium of our choosing.
The challenge was to present artworks inspired by the diversity of our
natural surroundings. To express how we felt about the earth using a
range of subjects that meant something to us. Anything from a simple
landscape to a chunk of dirt or a drop of water or anything else that
makes up the earth we live on whether it be large or small, old or
new. (L. Perk)
This exhibition will be held from Saturday 4th July until Thursday 13th August 2015.
The Opening Ceremony will be held on Saturday 4th July 2015 at 2 p.m.
The Gin Gin Courthouse Gallery is
delighted to present the first exhibition by developing young Gin Gin artists
Chris Doyle and Raj Rogers in “Chris and RajArt”, from Saturday 23rd May to Thursday 2nd July 2015.
Chris is a new comer to the world
of art, developing an interest in 2012, while spending time with renowned Australian
artist Pat Witcher.Focusing mainly on
drawing in ink, he has also developed an interest in sculpture using steel,
wood and other recycled objects.His
interests are often natural, including native wildlife, marine life and
portraits of people at both ends of the age spectrum.
Narayan Raj Rogers has been
exploring paint since 2012.He has
enjoyed three years of experimenting mixing paints, glues, pigments; water
paints, acrylic, homemade egg paints and flour paints.He has been developing colours through
mixing, spray paints and layering, and composition through collage.He has especially had fun with different
mediums and textures, using paint on walls, cement, wood, and especially
covering his body with paint and them plastering himself with paper, cardboard
or carpet and peeling them off!
A Rajput, Raj originates from the
great artisans of Udaipur, Rajasthan, India.He currently lives in a studio on an acre of bushland just outside Gin
Gin, Queensland which he shares with 3 fish, 2 guineas, 5 hens and a rooster,
and where he is free to explore, play, swim, run, ride, climb, sing, dance,
jump, bounce, swing, slide, sleep and eat at leisure, in his humanist kind of